All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Early Translational III Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Regeneration $6,319,110
University of California, Davis Kyriacos Athanasiou Early Translational III Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells $1,735,703
Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. Fyodor Urnov Strategic Partnership II A Treatment For Beta-thalassemia via High-Efficiency Targeted Genome Editing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells $6,374,150
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Early Translational IV Programming Human ESC-derived Neural Stem Cells with MEF2C for Transplantation in Stroke $2,124,000
University of California, San Diego Wei Wang Basic Biology V Systems-level discovery of the regulatory mechanisms directing differentiation of hESC $1,161,000
University of California, San Diego Shaochen Chen Tools and Technologies III Development of 3D Bioprinting Techniques using Human Embryonic Stem Cells Derived Cardiomyocytes for Cardiac Tissue Engineering $1,368,517
University of California, Los Angeles Carla Koehler Tools and Technologies III A small molecule tool for reducing the malignant potential in reprogramming human iPSCs and ESCs $1,283,900
University of California, Berkeley Xavier Darzacq Research Leadership Single Molecule Biophysics and Biology of Cellular Identity $4,255,167
University of California, Los Angeles Yi Sun Basic Biology III Studying neurotransmission of normal and diseased human ES cell-derived neurons in vivo $1,382,400
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey Basic Biology V Directed Differentiation of Specialized Endothelial Cells $476,052
University of California, San Diego Shyni Varghese Tools and Technologies III Technologies to improve in vivo function of transplanted stem cells $1,393,200
University of California, Davis J. Leach Tools and Technologies III Multi-modal technology for non-destructive characterization of bioengineered tissues $1,842,792
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Progenitor Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $16,961,287
San Francisco State University Carmen Domingo Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $4,201,420
University of California, San Diego Douglas Galasko Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Collection of skin biopsies to prepare fibroblasts from patients with Alzheimer's disease and cognitively healthy elderly controls $643,693
Stanford University Anthony Oro Tools and Technologies III A Chromatin Context Tool for Predicting iPS Lineage Predisposition and Tissue Graftability $1,403,822
ViaCyte, Inc. Allan Robins Disease Team Research I Cell Therapy for Diabetes $22,999,933
University of California, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara Early Translational II Stem cell-based carriers for RCR vector delivery to glioblastoma $3,370,607
StemCells, Inc. Alexandra Capela Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Restoration of memory in Alzheimer’s disease: a new paradigm using neural stem cell therapy $8,901,641
University of California, San Francisco Morton Cowan Early Translational III Gene Correction of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Artemis Deficient SCID $3,931,662
Parkinson's Institute Birgitt Schuele Tools and Technologies II Editing of Parkinson’s disease mutation in patient-derived iPSCs by zinc-finger nucleases $1,327,983
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,688,129
University of California, San Francisco Markus Muschen Early Translational II Dual targeting of tyrosine kinase and BCL6 signaling for leukemia stem cell eradication $2,756,536
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $3,478,933
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Research Training II CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Program $6,162,045
San Diego State University Ricardo Zayas New Faculty II The molecular basis underlying adult neurogenesis during regeneration and tissue renewal $1,712,225
University of California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $28,388
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Tracy Grikscheit New Faculty II Mechanism of Tissue Engineered Small Intestine Formation $3,211,122
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology V CD61-driven stemness program in epithelial cancer $1,161,000
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos New Cell Lines Somatic cell age and memory in the generation of iPS cells $1,307,201
University of California, Berkeley Irina Conboy New Faculty I Identification of hESC-mediated molecular mechanism that positively regulates the regenerative capacity of post-natal tissues $2,246,020
Stanford University Helen Blau Early Translational III Local Delivery of Rejuvenated Old Muscle Stem Cells to Increase Strength in Aged Patients $1,825,920
University of California, Irvine Frank LaFerla Early Translational I Neural Stem Cells as a Developmental Candidate to Treat Alzheimer Disease $3,599,997
Scripps Research Institute Joel Gottesfeld Basic Biology III Triplet Repeat Instability in Human iPSCs $1,705,494
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Tools and Technologies III User-friendly predictive molecular diagnostic assays for quality control of stem cell derivatives for transplantation and drug discovery $1,784,052
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Basic Biology V Non-invasive live imaging of stem cell signature metabolic states $540,480
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey SEED Grant In Vitro Differentiation of T cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $477,894
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka New Faculty I Trithorax and Polycomb methyltransferase complexes in cell fate determination. $2,373,903
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Disease Team Therapy Development - Research A monoclonal antibody that depletes blood stem cells and enables chemotherapy free transplants $19,068,382
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Tony Wyss-Coray Basic Biology II Systemic Protein Factors as Modulators of the Aging Neurogenic Niche $1,159,806
Calimmune, Inc. Geoff Symonds Disease Team Research I GENE-MODIFIED HEMATOPOIETIC STEM/PROGENITOR CELL BASED THERAPY FOR HIV DISEASE $8,278,722
Stanford University Theo Palmer Research Training II CIRM Training Program $7,475,333
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Planning Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $3,088
City of Hope Timothy O'Connor SEED Grant Sources of Genetic Instability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $327,311
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Tools and Technologies II Engineering Defined and Scaleable Systems for Dopaminergic Neuron Differentiation of hPSCs $1,340,816
University of California, Los Angeles Reza Ardehali New Faculty Physician Scientist Preclinical evaluation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiovascular progenitors $2,930,388
Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau Basic Biology IV Epigenetic regulation of human cardiac differentiation $1,708,560
University of California, San Francisco Arturo Alvarez-Buylla Early Translational II Inhibitory Nerve Cell Precursors: Dosing, Safety and Efficacy $1,564,016
University of California, San Francisco Linda Giudice Shared Labs Shared Research and Teaching Laboratory: a Non-Federal Human Embryonic Stem Cell Resource for the Bay Area Community $3,291,268
California State University, San Bernardino Nicole Bournias-Vardiabasis Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $2,798,421
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Cardiovascular Regenerative Team $25,119
Stanford University Joseph Wu SEED Grant In Vivo Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivatives and Tumorigenicity $623,634
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Early Translational IV Stem Cell Programming With Chimeric Antigen Receptors to Eradicate HIV Infection $4,925,166
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath Basic Biology IV Understanding the status of the X chromosomes in human ESCs and preimplantation embryos $1,382,400
University of California, Los Angeles Bruno Peault Early Translational II Harnessing native fat-residing stem cells for bone regeneration $5,359,076
ViaCyte, Inc. Evert Kroon Tools and Technologies I Development of the Theracyte Cellular Encapsulation System for Delivery of human ES Cell-derived Pancreatic Islets and Progenitors. $827,072
University of California, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas Disease Team Therapy Planning I Genetic Re-programming of Stem Cells to Fight Cancer $97,785
University of California, San Francisco Emmanuelle Passegue New Faculty II Mechanisms Underlying the Responses of Normal and Cancer Stem Cells to Environmental and Therapeutic Insults $2,124,488
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
University of Southern California Wange Lu SEED Grant Regulation of human neural progenitor cell proliferation by Ryk-mediated Wnt signaling $624,000
University of California, Davis Peter Belafsky Disease Team Therapy Development III Tissue Engineered Recellularized Laryngotracheal Implants $4,439,921
University of California, Los Angeles Ali Nsair New Faculty Physician Scientist Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiovascular Progenitor Cells for Cardiac Cell Therapy. $3,004,315
University of California, San Francisco Mitchel Berger Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Gene Therapy of Glioblastoma (GBM) $6,214,914
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Transplantation Immunology Thymus based tolerance to stem cell therapies $1,108,921
University of California, Davis Frederick Meyers Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,780,859
University of California, San Francisco Harold Bernstein Comprehensive Grant Modeling Myocardial Therapy with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,134,694
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Basic Biology III Mechanisms of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming $1,701,496
University of Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $27,949
University of California, San Francisco Holger Willenbring New Faculty II Molecular dissection of adult liver regeneration to guide the generation of hepatocytes from pluripotent stem cells $2,832,008
University of California, Berkeley Andrew Dillin Basic Biology V A Requirement for Protein Homeostasis in the Mediation of Stem Cell Health $1,034,100
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera New Cell Lines Derivation and comparative analysis of human pluripotent ESCs, iPSCs and SSCs: Convergence to an embryonic phenotype $1,409,243
Stanford University Karl Deisseroth New Faculty I Bioengineering technology for fast optical control of differentiation and function in stem cells and stem cell progeny $2,424,209
University of California, Davis Walter Boyd Early Translational III Extracellular Matrix Bioscaffold Augmented with Human Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Repair $4,633,149
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Early Translational I Developing induced pluripotent stem cells into human therapeutics and disease models $5,165,028
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry Basic Biology III Molecular determinants of accurate differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells $677,115
University of California, Los Angeles James Dunn Tools and Technologies III Skin-derived precursor cells for the treatment of enteric neuromuscular dysfunction $1,818,751
Buck Institute for Age Research Mary McEachron Major Facilities CIRM Center of Excellence at Buck Institute for Age Research $20,500,000
Stanford University John Cooke SEED Grant EC regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia: role of NO $476,995
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
University of California, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Genetic Re-programming of Stem Cells to Fight Cancer $19,875,776
University of California, Los Angeles Douglas Black Basic Biology II Programs of alternative splicing regulation by polypyrimidine tract binding protein $1,344,562
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,844,315
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Research Training II CIRM Scholars Program $4,945,955
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos SEED Grant Transcriptional Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $595,755
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Tools and Technologies II Use of iPS cells (iPSCs) to develop novels tools for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy. $1,933,022
Stanford University Joachim Hallmayer Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Induced pluripotent stem cells from children with autism spectrum disorders $530,265
University of California, San Diego Miles Wilkinson Basic Biology IV Role of the NMD RNA Decay Pathway in Maintaining the Stem-Like State $1,360,450
University of California, Irvine Brian Cummings Early Translational II Neural restricted, FAC-sorted, human neural stem cells to treat traumatic brain injury $1,517,767
University of Southern California Andrew McMahon Shared Labs Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine: Shared Research Laboratory and Course in Current Protocols in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $3,513,204
California State University, San Marcos Bianca Mothe Bridges CIRM Bridges to the Stem Cell Research Training Grant $4,114,712
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Carmichael Disease Team Planning Development of a Stem Cell Therapy to Promote Functional Recovery in Stroke $42,748
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka SEED Grant Role of Chromatin Modifiers in Regulating Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency $629,952
University of California, Irvine Magdalene Seiler Early Translational IV Restoring vision by sheet transplants of retinal progenitors and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) $3,998,948
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology IV A new paradigm of lineage-specific reprogramming $1,708,560
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Early Translational II Systemic Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoporosis-Related Vertebral Compression Fractures $1,927,698
University of California, Santa Cruz Joel Kubby Tools and Technologies I AO Wide-Field Microscope $549,551
Stanford University Albert Wong Disease Team Therapy Planning I Recombinant Bispecific Antibody Targeting Cancer Stem Cells for the Therapy of Glioblastoma $109,750
University of Southern California Qilong Ying New Faculty II Mechanisms Underlying the Diverse Functions of STAT3 in Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Regulation $2,261,174
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $2,107,376

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